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Kevin De Bruyne

24-Year-Old Midfielder     Manchester City  Premier


Birthdate:  June 28, 1991    Birthplace:  Drongen, Belgium    Nationality:  Belgium    Height:  5' 11"    Weight:  168 lbs    
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2015 Proj. Manchester City 2618 8 13 65 28 885 46 133 34 43

August 31, 2015    Kevin De Bruyne News

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De Bruyne signed a six-year contract with Manchester City on Sunday after transferring from Wolfsburg.

De Bruyne is likely the last piece of a significant summer signing period for the Citizens, who also added Raheem Sterling, Fabian Delph and Nicolas Otamendi. De Bruyne struggled in the Premier League when he was with Chelsea, but he flourished in Germany and Man City are surely hoping he'll be able to transfer his form over. He's likely to start out on the wing opposite Raheem Sterling, with David Silva firmly entrenched in the No. 10 role, though the two could rotate in and out.

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August 28, 2015

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De Bruyne is expected to finalize his move from Wolfsburg to Manchester City in a club-record £54 million transfer this weekend, the Manchester Evening News reports.

De Bruyne struggled in the Premier League when he was with Chelsea, but he absolutely thrived with Wolfsburg last season, helping them finish second in the Bundesliga and clinch a spot in the Champions League this season (coincidentally, they will play in Manchester United's group). He is expected to replace Jesus Navas on the right wing despite playing a more central role in Germany, but with David Silva entrenched as the No. 10, De Bruyne will be pushed out wide.

August 11, 2015

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Manchester City have submitted a bid of £47 million for De Bruyne, reports Sky Sports.

De Bruyne previously played in the Premier League for Chelsea, and had informal contact with City prior to the team launching the transfer effort. The midfielder's agent said they are waiting to see if the two clubs can come to agreement on the proposal.

July 24, 2015

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Manchester City began discussions with Wolfsburg about a potential summer transfer of De Bruyne, reports the Daily Mail.

City have prepared a five-year deal with an option at the end for an additional year, but have yet to agree to a transfer fee with Wolfsburg.

June 10, 2015

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De Bruyne confirmed that his agent had informal talks with Manchester City regarding a potential transfer, reports Sky Sports.

The midfielder had an extremely strong season with Wolfsburg in Germany, and has attracted the attention of a number of big clubs as a result. He still has four years remaining on his current contract, so any transfer will have to be heavily negotiated with the German side.

May 16, 2015

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De Bruyne assisted on Daniel Caligiuri's goal in the first minute of Wolfsburg's 2-1 win over Borussia Dortmund on Saturday, his 21st assist of the season, which is a new single-season league record.

De Bruyne has been magical for Wolfsburg this season, as his 21 assists are tops in the big European domestic leagues. While he's assured Wolfsburg of qualifying for next season's Champions League, he has been heavily rumored to be leaving the club this summer, with Manchester City appearing to be the likeliest landing spot.

April 17, 2015

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De Bruyne had a game-high 12 crosses as Wolfsburg lost 4-1 Thursday to Napoli in the Europa League.

De Bruyne was typically creative throughout but could not help Wolfsburg avoid an embarrassing home defeat. The Belgian was one of very few positives in a dismal team display, constantly sending dangerous balls into the box and producing the highest pass accuracy on the side.

April 4, 2015

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De Bruyne got an assist as Wolfsburg recorded a 3-1 win Saturday over Stuttgart.

De Bruyne continued his excellent season with an assist for Andre Schürrle in the 76th minute. The Belgian had an eventful game, producing two crosses in all and having three shots.